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Sociology Students Graduate in the November 2018 Ceremony.

After a wet and thundery start on the morning of the 12th November 2018, it cleared into blue skies for the November graduation ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall on the Southbank. Sociology and Soc-Crim students joined others from the School … Continue reading

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Orientation week at Westminster: doughnuts, cake, and radical social science

This week we welcomed new undergraduate students onto the Sociology and Sociology-Criminology degrees here at Westminster. At the beginning of the week, we all got to know one another during our fiendish Sociology quiz, where students tested their knowledge of … Continue reading

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Westminster Sociology Anthology 2018

At this year’s graduation ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, the Sociology team presented graduating students with the fourth edition of the annual Westminster Sociology Dissertation Anthology, which showcases some of the outstanding and innovative research produced by final year … Continue reading

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New online resource for student mental health

The Students Against Depression website is a free resource to help students who may be struggling with depression or anxiety. The site offers advice, information, guidance and resources to those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking. Alongside clinically-validated … Continue reading

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Success for Westminster Sociology in the Guardian University Guide 2019

We’re really happy to see another impressive 5 points rise for Westminster University’s Sociology and Sociology and Criminology courses in the Guardian University guide 2019. At 28 out of 91, this puts us comfortably in the top third of UK … Continue reading

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Sociology lecturers win excellence awards!

  Many congratulations to Sociology lecturers Dr Hilde Stephansen and Dr Francis Ray White who were this evening awarded individual Westminster Learning and Teaching Excellence Awards. These are a very prestigious award, with only a small number given out each year … Continue reading

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Embedding mental health and wellbeing

The Westminster Sociology team recently took part in a day-long workshop on embedding mental health and wellbeing in learning and teaching, led by specialists from AdvanceHE. After being given our Team Award for Teaching Excellence in 2017, we decided to … Continue reading

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